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Homecoming 2021 Schedule                                                                     

Thursday, October 14 – Sunday, October 17, 2020

PLEASE NOTE MASKS MUST BE WORN AT ALL INDOOR ACTIVITIES.

PLEASE NOTE: The following schedule may be subject to change. Please continue to check the Alumni website for updates at: https://www.fredonia.edu/alumni

Re: Covid.    Fredonia's visitor policy will be updated throughout the 2021-22 season at www.fredonia.edu/fall2021"  

Revisit the Annual Freedonia Marxonia Celebration (virtually)   Please check out this year's and last year's virtual presentations that remain available on the Freedonia Marxonia websiteReed Library also hosts a relatedisplay, up through October 17. For library hours, see the library's homepage.

Thursday, October 14, 2021

PLEASE NOTE MASKS MUST BE WORN AT ALL INDOOR ACTIVITIES.

6 PM – 7 PM  Finding the Truth: Careers in Criminal Justice – Two veteran FBI employees and Fredonia alumnae, Deneen Hernandez ’86 and Lisa Mapes Matsumoto ‘90 and UP Chief Brent Isaacson discuss finding the truth through their professional roles and give tips to anyone seeking careers in criminal justice. Kelly Auditorium, Science Center. Light refreshments provided. Free.

Friday, October 15, 2021

PLEASE NOTE MASKS MUST BE WORN AT ALL INDOOR ACTIVITIES.

9 AM – 5 PM   Bookstore is Open -- University Commons (formerly Cranston Hall).

Noon – 6 PM   Art Gallery ExhibitJohn Buck: Prints and Sculptures from the Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation. The Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery, Rockefeller Arts Center. Free.

1  PM – 5 PM   Registration and Ticket Pick Up -- Alumni House, 286 Central Ave.

2:30 PM Tour of the 1891 Fredonia Opera House (formerly known as the Wintergarden), Village Hall, Fredonia. Transportation on your own. Free.

3 PM – 4 PM Biology Guest Speaker.  Program will be held via zoom, featuring alumnus Brian Guy ‘18. Here is the zoom information:

https://fredonia-edu.zoom.us/j/91244608038?pwd=T1lEbXFJTk9KVXpXKzQxblZrMStkQT09

ID: 91244608038

Passcode: 9016838987

3 PM Men’s Soccer Game. Fredonia vs. SUNY New Paltz. University Stadium.

5 PM   Homecoming Served Dinner - Main Floor, Williams Center.  Recognition of Alumni Outstanding Achievement Award recipients. Williams Center (formerly known as the Campus Center) Reservations recommended. Seating is limited. $30/person.  Dinner is sponsored in part by Lake Shore Savings Bank.

8 PM  1970’s Reunion Jazz Concert -- Rosch Recital Hall, Mason Hall. Free.

Saturday, October 16, 2021

PLEASE NOTE MASKS MUST BE WORN AT ALL INDOOR ACTIVITIES.

8 AM – 5 PM Registration and Ticket Pick Up --Williams Center Information Booth.

Coffee may be purchased at STARBUCKS.

9 AM – 10:30 AM  -- Biology Department Alumni Breakfast --  Atrium and Costello Reading Room, first floor, Science Center. Free.

9 AM – 5 PM --Study Abroad Alumni Gallery Walk – Study Abroad Student Poster Display. Sponsored by Office of International Education. Main Floor, Williams Center. Free.

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM  Department of Communication 40th Anniversary Celebration

Ongoing Free Tours of the following:

TV studio, Ground floor, Thompson Hall, E110 - tour of studio

Campus Newspaper, THE LEADER - Second floor, Williams Center, https://fredonialeader.org

Campus Radio Station  -  First Floor, McEwen Hall (including a display of former equipment outside the Sheldon Lab) http://www.fredoniaradio.com

Campus Television Station  - Please use back entrance of Hendrix Hall.  https://www.wnyftv.com

Sheldon and Story Lab rooms 103/106 First Floor, McEwen Hallstudent short documentaries and movies will be shown

The Studio -  Room G9, McEwen Hall.  See firsthand how films are created. Western movie set with URSA Camera

G10 Classroom. Student films will also be screened in this room (next to G9, McEwen Hall)

Included will be a tour of G6, the "cage," (aka the heavy equipment room)

11 AM Campus Walking Tour -- Meet at Information Booth, Williams Center. Free.

11 AM – 1 PM   Biology Alumni Health Panel – featuring David DiPalma ‘13, Steven Gangloff ‘12,, and Matthew Salvati ‘18.  Kelly Auditorium, Science Center. Free.

11:30 AM   From Fredonia Honors to the FBI  and Beyond- 2022 Fredonia Honors Program Application Kickoff.  Honors Program featuring alumna Lisa Mapes Matsumoto '90. Former  Assistant General Counsel in the FBI's Office of the General Counsel, advising nationally and internationally on counterterrorism matters. In -person: Rooms 204ABC, Williams Center.Free.  Via Zoom: please pre-register

11:30 AM – 5 PM Bookstore -- Open. University Commons (formerly known as Cranston Hall).

Noon – 6 PM   Art Gallery Exhibit --John Buck: Prints and Sculptures from the Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation.  The Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery, Rockefeller Arts Center. Free.

1 PM Men’s Soccer Game – Fredonia vs. SUNY Oneonta. University Stadium.

1 PM – 4 PM Men’s Hockey Scrimmage. Fredonia vs. Mercyhurst. Steele Hall Ice Rink.

2 PM  - 3 PM  Thinking about Teaching - Book Signing by Casey Jakubowski, PhD ’98 (History/Social Studies major), an accessible, user friendly and practically applicable discussion of Teaching, Education, Social Studies and rural educational ideas, practices, and a celebration of learning. Bookstore, University Commons.

2 PM - 4 PM   Alumni Get Together -- Dods Grove/Tent/DJ. Nominal charge for beer. Please bring ID. 

3 PM    Tour of newly renovated Houghton Hall. Meet at front door facing Jewett Hall. Free.

3:30 PM – 6:30 PM School of Business Wine and Beer Reception, Main Street Studios, 50 W. Main St.  School of Business.  Admission at the door includes wine from 21 Brix Winery and beer from Ellicottville Brewing Company, light snacks, and a School of Business wine or beer glass. Please register at: https://www.fredonia.edu/alumni

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Join our Alumni Group https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13618091/

4 PM – 6 PM Sweetheart Soiree.  Costello Room, Atrium Lobby of Marvel Theatre, Rockefeller Arts Center. Champagne and cake for all who met their spouse or significant other at Fredonia. Event is free but advance registration is appreciated. 

4-6 PM COMM Anniversary Celebration at Buddy Brewster's Ale House.  10450 Bennett Road (the old Wing City site, just off the Thruway exit sort of across from the Kwikfill and Walmart).   Come and say hi! Alumni, past faculty and current students are all welcome. Under 21 are welcome, although, of course, they can't buy adult beverages. 

6 PM Classes of 1990 and 1991 Meet and Greet – Old Main Inn, 24 Water St., Fredonia, NY.

6 PM Classes of 1995 and 1996 Meet and Greet – Muldoon’s, 26 Water St., Fredonia, NY.

6 PM Classes of 2000 and 2001 Meet and Greet – Heenan’s Irish Pub, 39 E. Main St., Fredonia, NY.

PM  Fredonia’s Got Student Talent Pep Rally – Steele Hall Indoor Track. Crowning of Homecoming Royalty. Free.

8 PM  Wind Ensemble Concert – King Concert Hall, Rockefeller Arts Center. Free.

9 PM Classes of 2010 and 2011 Meet and Greet -- Old Main Inn, 24 Water St., Fredonia, NY.

9 PM  Downtown Meetings --  Look for location assignments at Homecoming Registration Booth.  All honored classes will have opportunities to convene at designated establishments downtown.

 Sunday, October 17, 2021

PLEASE NOTE MASKS MUST BE WORN AT ALL INDOOR ACTIVITIES.

Noon – 4 PM  Art Gallery  Exhibit --  John Buck: Prints and Sculptures from the Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation. The Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery, Rockefeller Arts Center. Free.

 6  PM Fredonia Chamber Choir, Fredonia College Choir, and Fredonia Camerata, (Formerly Women’s Choir), Rosch Recital Hall, Mason Hall. Free.

                                                                                                                                                           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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